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Paragraphs in "Convention For The Conservation Of Antarctic Seals" coded as DEPO

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Art.8 Article 8 Amendments to the Convention
Art.8.1 1. This Convention may be amended at any time. The text of any amendment proposed by a Contracting Party shall be submitted to the Depositary, which shall transmit it to all the Contracting Parties.
Art.8.2 2. If one-third of the Contracting Parties request a meeting to discuss the proposed amendment the Depositary shall call such a meeting.
Art.8.3 3. An amendment shall enter into force when the Depositary has received instruments of ratification or acceptance thereof from all the Contracting Parties.
Art.9 Article 9 Amendments to the Annex
Art.9.1 1. Any Contracting Party may propose amendments to the Annex to this Convention. The text of any such proposed amendment shall be submitted to the Depositary which shall transmit it to all Contracting Parties.
Art.9.2 2. Each such proposed amendment shall become effective for all Contracting Parties six months after the date appearing on the notification from the Depositary to the Contracting Parties, if within 120 days of the notification date, no objection has been received and two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have notified the Depositary in writing of their approval.
Art.9.3 3. If an objection is received from any Contracting Party within 120 days of the notification date, the matter shall be considered by the Contracting Parties at their next meeting. If unanimity on the matter is not reached at the meeting, the Contracting Parties shall notify the Depositary within 120 days from the date of closure of the meeting of their approval or rejection of the original amendment or of any new amendment proposed by the meeting. If, by the end of this period, two-thirds of the Contracting Parties have approved such amendment, it shall become effective six months from the date of the closure of the meeting for those Contracting Parties which have by then notified their approval.
Art.9.4 4. Any Contracting Party which has objected to a proposed amendment may at any time withdraw that objection, and the proposed amendment shall become effective with respect to such Party immediately if the amendment is already in effect, or at such time as it becomes effective under the terms of this Article.
Art.9.5 5. The Depositary shall notify each Contracting Party immediately upon receipt of each approval or objection, of each withdrawal of objection, and of the entry into force of any amendment.
Art.9.6 6. Any State which becomes a party to this Convention after an amendment to the Annex has entered into force shall be bound by the Annex as so amended. Any State which become a Party to this Convention during the period when a proposed amendment is pending may approve or object to such amendment within the time limits applicable to other Contracting Parties.
Art.11 Article 11 Ratification
Art.11.1x This Convention is subject to ratification or acceptance. Instruments of ratification or acceptance shall be deposited with the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, hereby designated as the Depositary.
Art.13 Article 13 Entry into force
Art.13.1 1. This Convention shall enter into force on the thirtieth day following the date of deposit of the seventh instrument of ratification or acceptance.
Art.13.2 2. Thereafter this Convention shall enter into force for each ratifying, accepting or acceding State on the thirtieth day after deposit by such State of its instrument of ratification, acceptance or accession.
Art.15 Article 15 Notifications by the Depositary
Art.15.1x The Depositary shall notify all signatory and acceding States of the following:
Art.15.1x.a a) signatures of this Convention, the deposit of instruments of ratification, acceptance or accession and notices of withdrawal;
Art.15.1x.b b) the date of entry into force of this Convention and of any amendments to it or its Annex.
Art.16 Article 16 Certified copies and registration
Art.16.1 1. This Convention, done in the English, French, Russian and Spanish languages, each version being equally authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, which shall transmit duly certified copies thereof to all signatory and acceding States.
Art.16.2 2. This Convention shall be registered by the Depositary pursuant to Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations.